Crime

  The Investigators: Child abuse reports dropped to a 5-year low in Arkansas, officials won’t link it to the COVID-19 pandemic

Child abuse reports in Arkansas dropped to a five-year low in Arkansas in April, which also happened to be Child Abuse and Prevention Month.

Lauderdale County man charged with arson

2 charged in connection with shooting that injured 12-year-old girl in West Memphis

Ole Miss Police searching for truck possibly involved in act of vandalism

12-year-old girl grazed by bullet in West Memphis

Homicide investigation opened after man fatally shot while driving in Frayser

  MPD investigating 5 Memorial Day weekend homicides

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29-year-old Memphis man indicted on 10 felony counts of sex-trafficking

  4 injured in shootout at Vicksburg Waffle House

  Suspect charged, victim identified after deadly house fire in North Memphis

  Holly Springs mayor sends strong message to judge regarding church fire ruled arson

  Police searching for suspect responsible for officer-involved hit and run crash on HWY 385

MPD: Man detained after woman critically injured in stabbing

Affidavit: Reckless driver hits Memphis PD officer while fleeing

A man is behind bars after police say he hit a law enforcement officers vehicle during a reckless driving arrest.

Suspect slams into Memphis police car while evading arrest

A Memphis driver has been arrested after officers said he hit a marked MPD car while fleeing police.

More than 360 inmates test positive for coronavirus at Forrest City prison

More inmates have tested positive for coronavirus at a prison in Forrest City.

  Police investigating deadly shooting at Jesse Turner Park

Memphis police say a shooting at Jesse Turner Park left a man dead and woman injured Sunday night.

  Man critically injured in Cordova shooting

  Man dead after shooting in South Memphis

  Police investigating shots fired on I-40 E

$5 million bond set in 14-month old’s death

  Man dead after shooting at Dixie Queen

Man on the run after shooting in Bethel Grove

Man and woman found shot to death inside home, police say

Officers responded to a shooting around 2:13 p.m. at a home on Fun Valley Drive.

US marshals capture Crittenden County murder suspect

U.S. marshals arrested a murder suspect in Memphis early Saturday morning.

  Ridgeway teacher arrested, accused of sexual battery involving former student

A Shelby County Schools teacher has been arrested and accused of inappropriately touching a former student.

Suspect on the run after South Memphis shooting

A gunman is on the run after a shooting in south Memphis Friday night.

  President Trump demands places of worship reopen; Mississippi church granted court injunction for in-person service

President Donald Trump wants churches to reopen this weekend.

  Oxford community supports US marshal going home after recovering from shooting

A U.S. marshal returned home from the hospital Friday after being involved in a shooting in which he was injured and an alleged murder suspect was killed.

Investigators offering $2,000 reward for information in Crittenden County homicide

Crittenden County Crime Stoppers is offering up to $2000 for information in regards to a homicide that occurred on Wednesday night.

  Investigation continues into arson at Mississippi church

The search continues for answers after a fire destroyed a Mid-South church.

Man critically injured in Covington Pike shooting

Memphis police say a man was shot on Covington Pike Thursday evening.

  Woman charged in connection with shooting of US marshal

An Arkansas woman has been charged in connection with the shooting of a U.S. Marshal in Oxford, Mississippi last Friday.

Memphis man indicted in shooting of twin brothers

A grand jury indicted 24-year-old Michael A. Crawford on charges of first-degree murder.

Teenagers indicted for former White Station football player’s murder

Two people have been indicted after a White Station High School graduate was murdered.

  Shelby County Sheriff’s Office sued, accused of not protecting inmates from COVID-19

Shelby County Sheriff Floyd Bonner is being sued in federal court, accused of not doing enough to protect inmates at the Shelby County Jail from COVID-19. The suit asks that Bonner immediately clear out his jail cells at 201 Poplar.

  Police searching for woman accused of stealing more than $2K worth of face masks

A mask bandit is on the run after stealing thousands of dollars in face coverings.

  Mississippi church destroyed by arson was suing city over safer-at-home order

The 14-page document claims local police officers disrupted a mid-week bible study and the church’s Easter service 10 days prior.

MPD: Man shot, robbed of vehicle

Memphis police are investigating after a man was shot during a carjacking in the Cherokee area Wednesday.

Man critically injured in Binghampton shooting

A man was shot in Binghampton Wednesday afternoon, according to Memphis Police.

  Fire that destroyed north Mississippi church investigated as arson

Investigators are searching for evidence after a church fire was reported in Holly Springs, Mississippi.

  MPD: Cashier charged after shooting man at Circle K gas station

New details have been released after a store clerk was charged for shooting a man at a gas station on Highway 64.

MPD: Man shot before crashing his car in Raleigh overnight

Officers were on the scene of a critical crash on James Road in Raleigh early Wednesday morning.

Police locate 2 shooting victims that may have crashed into a utility pole

Memphis police are investigating a shooting that wounded two people.

  Vigil held for 55-year-old great-grandmother killed in shooting; suspect in custody

The U.S. Marshals Service in Memphis announced an arrest in a weekend murder that took a beloved neighborhood matriarch away from her family.

  3 men arrested after shots were fired at SCSO detective Monday morning

Captain Anthony Buckner, spokesman for the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, says the detective was investigating a car believed to be used in a recent carjacking.

Escapee from Dyer County Jail could be in Memphis area, authorities say

According to a news release, Herman Parker was a trusty and walked away from the jail April 19. He’s facing felony charges for drugs and escaping custody.

Man killed in armed standoff with law enforcement

A 64-year-old St. Francis County man died Monday night when he was shot by an Arkansas State Police trooper.

  Shelby Co. launches portal for 141 new jobs with health department expansion

The Shelby County Government is looking to hire more than 100 people with the expansion of the health department.

  MPD: Argument between customer and cashier causes gas station shooting

Police are investigating a shooting at a Circle K on Highway 64.

MPD: Man in ‘extremely critical condition’ after shooting in Parkway Village

Memphis Police Department says the shooting happened just after 10 p.m at residence on Wooddale Avenue in Parkway Village.

  Suspect on the run after 55-year-old woman shot, killed in Frayser

“They shot my wife. They shot and killed my wife, my soulmate, my backbone," said James Bryant, the victim’s husband.

  Memphis woman’s valuable family photos stolen during burglary, pleads for help identifying suspect

In the last two years the house Regina Stone grew up in has been broken into three times, the most recent break-in happened Sunday night.

18-year-old driver arrested after deadly crash following chase with Dyersburg police

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly crash that happened after a police chase in Dyersburg over the weekend.

Man arrested for arson after Sunday morning house fire in Orange Mound

Investigators determined the fire was intentionally set on the exterior of the home.

Man dead after late night shooting in South Memphis

One man is dead after a shooting in South Memphis.

1 dead, another critical after Sunday night shooting in Memphis

Memphis police are searching for a suspect after a late-night shooting.

  TBI investigating deadly officer-involved shooting in Germantown

Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation are trying to figure out what led to a deadly officer-involved shooting Sunday morning in Germantown.

TBI: Man identified in fatal officer-involved shooting in Germantown

The 49-year-old man who was fatally shot in an officer-involved shooting overnight in Germantown has been identified.

MFD: Whitehaven house fire leaves two dead

A house fire in Whitehaven left two men dead early Saturday morning after food was left unattended on the stove.

  Woman shot, killed in Frayser

Memphis police are investigating after a woman was shot and killed in Frayser Saturday.

  Shelby County prosecutors reviewing nearly 200 cold cases

Old murder cases are getting a new look all because of the coronavirus. Shelby County prosecutors are using the opportunity to review cold cases.

  Chicago man arrested after leading deputies on chase at Shelby Farms Park

A Chicago man is facing several charges after leading Shelby County Sheriff’s deputies on a wild chase at Shelby Farms Park.

  Stolen car leads SCSO deputies on chase at Shelby Farms Park

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office apprehended a suspect with a stolen vehicle Thursday at Shelby Farms Park.

“Blue Light Rapist” dies, tested positive for COVID-19, officials say

A Region 8 man convicted in the late 1990′s for rape and kidnapping after using a blue light to pull over women has died in prison.

U.S. Marshals arrest man wanted for Nashville murder in Downtown Memphis

A man wanted for murder was captured in Downtown Memphis by the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force.

Person found dead after shots fired into home near Southern Ave.

Officers with the Memphis Police Department are looking for information after a person was found dead near Southern Avenue.

  MPD searching for missing man who could have been shot

The Memphis Police Department needs your help finding a man who could have been shot.

Investigation underway after man found dead in front of Happy Mexican

Memphis police are investigating after a man was found dead in front of a restaurant in Downtown Memphis on Wednesday.

Woman detained following Barton Heights shooting, police say

A woman has been detained after a man was shot in Barton Heights Wednesday night.

4 people in critical condition after overnight shooting near Winchester Road

Investigators are searching for answers after a four people were shot in Oakhaven Wednesday evening.

Police investigating stabbing, attempted robbery in Midtown

Two men were rushed to the hospital Wednesday after an attempted robbery and stabbing in Midtown.

Arrests made in Marked Tree murder case

Poinsett County Sheriff Kevin Molder announced Wednesday the arrests of two men in connection with a Marked Tree murder.

Marshall County chase ends in Memphis; 2 suspects detained

Two suspects have been detained after police say they attempted to run over an officer early Wednesday morning.

MFD says arsonist responsible for cell phone tower fire near U of M

Memphis police and the fire department are investigating an arson at a cell phone tower.

Victim identified in Lawrence County murder investigation

The Arkansas State Police and Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department are investigating a homicide in the Smithville community.

2 juveniles struck in pedestrian hit and run near Parkway Village

Memphis police are on the scene of a pedestrian hit and run crash that has left two juveniles in critical condition.

  More than 240 inmates test positive for COVID-19 at Arkansas prison

Hundreds of coronavirus cases have been reported at a prison in Forrest City, Arkansas.

  Suspect arrested in 2019 stabbing of Millington health care worker

Millington police have made an arrest in the brutal stabbing of a mental health clinic worker after an exhaustive investigation that stretched statewide.

  Memphis police see increase in street racing since safer-at-home orders relaxed, several suspects arrested

Memphis Police arrested dozens of people driving dangerously on Memphis streets for a range of offenses.

MPD: Juvenile in critical condition following hit and run crash

A juvenile has been rushed to the hospital in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle on Elvis Presley Boulevard and East Raines Road Sunday night.